Oya: Rise of the Orisha


Oya: Rise of the Orishas, takes a pantheon of ancient West African deities, known as Orisha, and resurrects them as modern day superheroes in a new action packed film. We focus on a young woman named Adesuwa who has the unique ability to transform into the fearsome warrior goddess, Oya, the Orisha of change. When she does, she gains amazing powers.

Oya: Rise of the Orishas is London-based writer and director Nosa Igbinedion‘s unique resurrection of mythical deities from African folklore, into modern day superheroes in Britain. Get involved in getting this incredible and unique project off the ground here.

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Applied Theories of Expanding Minds


29 minutes


Film format: Mini DV NTSC

Within a future community in Kenya, a group of people have decided to free themselves from years of oppression and no longer follow the usual customs. From now on, they will organise their lives according to rules imposed by the magnetic fields of the Earth.

You can view the full short film in the video above.

Starring:   Hsing Fen Tu Ålemark, Delphine Nimu, Mariam Khamis, Elisha Kwingare, George Strong, Lucas Ouma Ontango, George Otieno, Emma Aki, Ken Odero, Richard Otieno, Maureen Anyango, Irene Adhiambo, Phijuis Kangogo, Henry Harry Potter Otieno

Director: Rut Karin Zettergren

Producers: Jennifer Rainsford, Lena Bergendahl, Rut Karin Zettergren

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Spider Stories: African Fantasy Adventure of a Quest to Reclaim a Throne.

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Spider Stories follows the tale of Princess Zahara who goes into hiding after the royal family is overthrown by a corrupt neighboring kingdom. Armed with a mystical staff, the fearless princess embarks on quest to reconnect with the spirits, reunite her homeland, and reclaim the throne. Help fund this amazing project here.

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